Westerkamp, Hildegard


Acoustic Ecology and the Zone of Silence

Musicworks : No. 31. Toronto : Musicworks Society of Ontario : 8-9.

Language(s): English


Acoustic Ecology


In this interview transcription, soundscape composer Hildegard Westerkamp reflects on her experiences whilst participating in the Zone of Silence Project. The Zone of Silence is a mountain desert area in the Durango State, Mexico that has long been known to Mexican Indians and shaman as a spiritual landscape.

All references of the same author:


Westerkamp, Hildegard (2002). Linking Soundscape Composition and Acoustic Ecology
Westerkamp, Hildegard (2003). Soundwalking: Bridging Disciplines and Cultures?